College - Xavier
A 14-year NBA veteran as a player, Tyrone Hill is in his third season as an assistant coach with Atlanta. Hill spent the prior two seasons as a volunteer coach with the Hawks.
The 6-9 forward was the first round pick (11th overall) in the 1990 draft of the Golden State Warriors, and averaged 9.4 points, 8.6 rebounds and 0.5 blocks (.502 FG%) in 801 regular season games (610 starts), and appeared in 74 postseason contests.
Hill played for five NBA teams during his career – Golden State, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Miami – with his longest stint coming on two occasions with the Cavaliers (1993-94 to -97 and 2001-03). In 1996-97, he set the team’s single-season franchise record after shooting a career-best .600 from the field (second in the NBA).
He spent his first three seasons with the Warriors, and was traded to the Cavaliers in 1993. He moved on to the Bucks in 1997, and later to Philadelphia, Cleveland (again) and Miami. He finished up his player career with the Heat in 2003-04.
He earned an All-Star game berth with Cleveland in 1995, and averaged 13.8 ppg and 10.9 rpg (.504 FG%) that season. With the Sixers in 2000-01, Hill helped lead Philly to the NBA Finals, where they fell to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Hill played four years collegiately at Xavier University, where he averaged 20.2 ppg and 12.6 rpg (.581 FG%) as a senior in 1990.
Hill was born March 19, 1968 in Cincinnati, Ohio.